Anthony Albanese to give 'strong consideration' to intervening in the energy sector

Karen Barlow
Updated October 26 2022 - 11:44am, first published 10:30am

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said he will give "strong consideration" to intervening in the energy sector to drive down surging power prices, but insists any targeted cost-of-living support for struggling Australians would be "counter-productive".

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

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